The Tory Fake Brexit Candidates; Part One

Remember the Tory 2015 battle bus? It has been alleged that it was a get-around whereby, coming under national expenses, it could be inserted into a constituency campaign without incurring a local overspend. Well, although it looks as if they are going to get away with this, it won’t do anything to dispel the notion people have about the lowdown sneakiness More...

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By P W Laurie On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Did Trump dismiss and misrepresent intelligence that disproves Syrian chemical weapons attack narrative?

In recent days there has been some revelatory material published on the internet about the decision making process leading up to Trump’s Syrian “spasm” which resulted in a shower of cruise missiles hitting More...

By P W Laurie On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Politics explained with Stoke and Copeland as exemplars

The biggest tragic joke in (world?) politics last week wasn’t the news that Germans, when polled, indicated that they would replace Angela Merkel with Martin Schulz. No, it was how an apparently pro-Brexit electorate More...

By P W Laurie On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Snake-oil and psychological manipulation; how Britain was tricked into Cast Iron Dave

Today is the day that UKIP release a manifesto for the 2015 General Election. Reassuringly, it has been audited independently – so it stands up as a set of promises based in reality that potentially can be delivered. Contrast More...

By P W Laurie On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

So, who else would the Queen like to have arrested?

Yesterday, another chink of illuminating light broke through the facade of British representative democracy; a facade which may only be paper-thin and increasingly fragile, but nevertheless throws an extensive and More...

By P W Laurie On Monday, September 17th, 2012

Logically, sleazy Middleton’s mammaries must provoke the end of consent for Monarchy

When the bedraggled Mary Queen of Scots appeared at a window with her chemise torn so that the jeering crowd below, who she seemed to be appealing to for help, could see her exposed breasts, it was a moment of humiliation. More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

With rumours of ‘intimate’ images of Royals, is UK at risk of being blackmailed?

Previous: Kate Middleton’s infamous see-thru-nightee; a garment that supposedly caught the Prince’s eye After the French magazine, Closer, published images of Kate Middleton’s imprudent display of More...